Spring Brush Drop-off: A Chance for Gladstone Residents to Dispose of Yard Waste

Springtime brings a lot of joy with warmer weather, blooming flowers, and greener trees. However, it also brings an abundance of yard waste such as fallen branches, leaves, and grass clippings. The city of Gladstone has recognized this and is offering a free Spring Brush Drop-off event for its residents on May 5, 2023, from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM at the Public Works Facility located at 4000 NE 76th Street.

The Spring Brush Drop-off is a fantastic opportunity for Gladstone residents to get rid of yard waste in an environmentally-friendly manner. Instead of throwing yard waste into the trash, which ends up in landfills, residents can drop off their brush and other yard waste for free. This helps in reducing the amount of waste in landfills, which is a significant concern for our environment.

The event is open only to residents of Gladstone, and proof of residency is required. Residents must bring a valid identification card or a recent utility bill as proof of residency. Non-residents will not be allowed to drop off their yard waste at the Public Works Facility.

The city has made arrangements to accept various types of yard waste, including brush, branches, leaves, and grass clippings. However, it is essential to note that the facility will not accept stumps, rocks, concrete, or any other non-organic materials. The yard waste should also be separated by type and should be free from any contaminants such as plastic bags, trash, or pet waste.

The Public Works Facility has taken necessary measures to ensure that the event is conducted safely and efficiently. The city encourages all participants to wear masks and practice social distancing guidelines while dropping off their yard waste. The facility staff will be available to assist residents with the unloading of their yard waste.

In conclusion, the Spring Brush Drop-off is an excellent opportunity for Gladstone residents to dispose of their yard waste for free and in an environmentally-friendly manner. By participating in this event, residents can contribute to the city's efforts towards a cleaner and greener environment. So mark your calendars for May 5, 2023, and take advantage of this event to dispose of your yard waste.


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